Ricky Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi) started on pole and kept the lead from the start. GTLM pole-sitter Jan Magnussen (#3 Corvette Racing C7.R), however, was part of a three-car pileup behind Ed Brown in the #22 Extreme Speed Motorsports Nissan DPi. Toni Vilander in the Risi Competitizione Ferrari and Joey Hand in one of the Ford GTs were also involved.
As the field circulated under caution with 1 hr 30 min remaining (of 1:40), Taylor led Tristan Nunez (#55 Mazda Racing DPi) and ...
Ricky Taylor, #10 Wayne Taylor Motorsport Corvette DP – 1:58.712
Tristan Nunez, #55 Mazda Motorsports Prototype – 1:58.715
Joel Miller, #70 Mazda Motorsports Prototype – 1:59.120
Prototype Challenge (all Oreca FLM09-Chevrolet):
R. Alon, #52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports – 2:01.847
J. Gutierrez, #7 Starworks Motorsport – 2:02.272
Alex Popow, #8 Starworks Motorsport – 2:02.274
GT Le Mans:
Ryan Briscoe, #66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing ...
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Eric Curran and Dane Cameron (#31 Action Express Corvette DP) came into the race with the lead in Prototype driver points (121), ahead of teammates Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa (#5, -3), and Marc Goosens (#90 VisitFlorida Racing Corvette DP, -4). The #5 started on pole, followed by the #90.
GT Le Mans had the weekend off, but GT Daytona came in with Alessandro Balzan and Christina Nielsen (#63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488, 95) in the points lea...